Title: Veteran Services Program

EBCI Public Health and Human Services Veteran Services Officer position is currently vacant. During the interim, there are offices available to assist:

Cherokee County (828) 835-8663

Jackson County — Sheila Setzer (828) 631-2231

Swain County — Diane Kirkland (828) 488-9273 Ext. 2205

Haywood County — Steven Allred and Debbie Caldwell (828) 452-6634

Macon County — Leigh Tabor and Christie Wilson (828) -349-2151

NCDVA of Canton — Vicky Putnam, Misty Turner, Ellen White, and Jeremy Hughes (828) 646-6937

We apologize for the brief inconvenience and we thank you for your patience and understanding

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) offer a broad range of benefits and services for eligible veterans who have served in the United States armed forces. This office is a conduit for connecting those veterans with these benefits and services.


VA Health Care Benefits

Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

VA Pensions

Education and Training

Home Loan Guaranty

VA Life Insurance

Burial and Memorial Benefits

Reserve and National Guard

Special Groups of Veterans

Transition Assistance

Dependents and Survivors Health Care

Dependents and Survivors Benefits

Appeals of VA Claims Decisions

Military Medals and Records

Other Federal Benefits

Locations of all VA Facilities



Active service means full-time service, other than active duty for training, as a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or as a commissioned officer of the Public Health Service, Environmental Science Services Administration or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or its predecessor, the Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Dishonorable and bad conduct discharges issued by general courts-martial may bar VA benefits.

Veterans in prison must contact the VA for eligibility.

Veterans or dependents wanted for an outstanding felony warrant are not eligible for any VA benefit.


Veteran Services Building

43 John Crowe Hlil Rd.
PO Box 666
Cherokee, NC 28719

828-359-6180 (main)

The Veterans Services Officer position is currently vacant.